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Feb 17, 2013 10:30am EST
-tech in brooklyn, a collaboration between new york public schools, the city university of new york, and ibm, students will graduate with a high school diploma and an associate degree in computers or engineering. we need to give every american student opportunities like this. four years ago, we started race to the top -- a competition that convinced almost every state to develop smarter curricula and higher standards, for about 1 percent of what we spend on education each year. tonight, i'm announcing a new challenge to redesign america's high schools so they better equip graduates for the demands of a high-tech economy. we'll reward schools that develop new partnerships with colleges and employers, and create classes that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math -- the skills today's employers are looking for to fill jobs right now and in the future. now, even with better high schools, most young people will need some higher education. it's a simple fact -- the more education you have, the more likely you are to have a job and work your way into the middle class. but today, skyro
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 6:00am EST
to be made in u.s. -- that is a choice to be made in your city. i yield back the remainder of my time. >> i thank the chairman. mr. holdings is recognized for five minutes. >> i recognize your resistance to finding a middle ground, something short of full citizenship. if he were an illegal immigrant and the united states was in the business of enforcing the immigration laws and your choice was convicted criminal or almost citizen, you would choose almost a cent. quirks as i said before, do i believe something is better than zero? sure. i do not believe that that addresses the entirety of the program here. your focus,ecting it felt hypothetical. if he were giving the opportunity to write the law and ensure that it passed, had we found ourselves 10 years a letter with a large population in the country, would you in forestville lot or find another pathway to citizenship? i would suggest this is not a hypothetical question because this is the question we are dealing with reno for the 25 years ago, they passed comprehensive bill. here we have a low estimate of the 11 billion illegal immigrants a
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 2:00pm EST
stations, small cities in rural areas. would you implement these reductions -- are these the type of reductions will see as a result of sequestration that would disproportionately affect rural america versus urban america? >> there are definitely risks. they will face a cut of $600 million under sequester, a vast majority will be furloughed for one day for the rest of the year. this is going to reduce air traffic levels across the country, causing delays. it is my understanding that there will be a curtailment of service at low activity airports. there will be impacted and feel the effect of the sequester. >> he mentioned that the air force plans to cut facilities and maintenance project by about half, including cuts to 189 projects. do you have a list? >> i can provide you with that level of detail. it is basically everywhere. >> one of the things i am concerned about, if we do go and the sequestration, i have heard that they may have to reduce flying hours by as much as 18%. and very quickly, can you tell us how how that will affect the air worthiness of our pilots? the reality
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